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  1. Gap maps

    I found these maps that are most interesting for a few reasons: Gaps have been identified and evaluated Many countries have not been evaluated The devil IS in the details. Has anyone had experience with these maps? http://gapmaps.3ieimpact.org/evidence-maps/education-evidence-gap-map
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  2. Observations on education in developing countries

    Reflexions on a mission to São Tomé e Príncipe Before last weekend I found this Public Group on Education and Development while looking for topics and groups where I could participate and make a contribution. I liked what I saw, applied for membership and got accepted. Thank you. But before I made...
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  3. REPORT: IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report – What’s in it for Small Island Developing States?

    CDKN Report IPCC SIDS From CDKN website: " Elizabeth Carabine of Overseas Development Institute and Mairi Dupar of CDKN introduce the latest in the series of guides to the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report, which looks at the findings for Small Island Developing States. The Intergovernmental Panel on...
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  4. UNESCO information meeting with Member States on the Syria Crisis

    © UNESCO/P. Chiang-Joo, - Director-General Irina Bokova convened an information meeting with Member States on the Syria Crisis, On 3 April, Director-General Irina Bokova convened an information meeting with Member States on UNESCO’s response to the Syria Crisis. Chairing the meeting, the Director-...
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  5. Message from the Heads of UNESCO, ILO, UNICEF, UNDP and Education International on the occasion of World Teachers’ Day, 5 October 2014

    JOINT MESSAGE English / Français by Irina Bokova , UNESCO Director-General; Guy Ryder , ILO Director-General; Anthony Lake , UNICEF Executive Director; Helen Clark , UNDP Administrator; and Fred van Leeuwen , General Secretary of Education International. Message from the Heads of UNESCO, ILO,...
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  6. Message de la Directrice générale de l’UNESCO, Irina Bokova, à l’occasion de la Journée internationale de l’alphabétisation, 8 septembre 2014

    Message de la Directrice générale de l’UNESCO, Irina Bokova, à l’occasion de la Journée internationale de l’alphabétisation, 8 septembre 2014 Cette journée internationale, consacrée cette année au lien entre l’alphabétisation et le développement durable, est une occasion de rappeler cette simple...
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  7. UNESCO: Sustainable development begins with education

    UNESCO Press release No. 2014-113 UNESCO: Sustainable development begins with education New widely-supported paper shows education is a catalyst for the proposed post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals. Paris, 18 September - Education will be central to the success of the international targets that...
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  8. Launch of the first-ever UNDP/EU Partnership Report - "Towards a Life of Dignity for All – 10 Years of UNDP-EU Strategic Partnership"

    "In the last decade, the EU has provided EUR 3.3 billion to UNDP’s activities in 115 countries (many more if including also regional and global programmes) through the signature of around 800 contracts . Some key results include: We worked in 98 countries advancing good governance , contributing to...
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  9. The UNESCO 3rd Regional Comparative and Explanatory Study (TERCE)

    Quality of education is the main pending educational challenge if the six Education for All (EFA) targets are to be achieved by 2015 in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). In this connection, the UNESCO Regional Office of Education for LAC, a.k.a. UNESCO Santiago, in close collaboration with 16...
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  10. EU renewed its financial support to the Teacher Task Force

    The European Commission has awarded a grant of 1.5 million euros to the International Task Force on Teachers for EFA. This financial support occurs with the signing of an agreement between the EC and UNESCO who hosts the Task Force secretariat. This contribution came to the Task Force while the...
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  11. Libuše Soukupová, Education in Bangladesh

    Libuše Soukupová, head of human and social development in the EU delegation to Bangladesh, explains how employers in the slums are being encouraged to send young workers to school. She also describes Bangladesh... "This is a country of 170 million people in an area of Benelux so you can imagine the...
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  12. Erasmus Mundus – First Results and Observations

    A meeting for coordinators of the Erasmus Mundus Action 2 selected partnerships took place in October last year. “We had a lot of participants from all around the world and it was the occasion to learn a bit more about the practicalities, administrative aspects of the programme. But also was the...
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  13. International Literacy Day 2014: Literacy and Sustainable Development

    UNESCO Press Release No.2014-104 International Literacy Day 2014: Literacy and Sustainable Development Paris, 02 September— International Literacy Day 2014 will be celebrated worldwide on 8 September under the theme Literacy and Sustainable Development . The Day will be “an opportunity to remember...
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